Paddle Grapple 2017

Choose from SUP, surfski, marathon, kayak or canoe classes in this race on beautiful Fontana Lake in the Great Smoky Mountains. With a 3 and 6 mile race option, the Paddle Grapple offers an option for every boater, whether recreational or elite. Awards will be given to top finishers in each class.
Saturday, August 5TimeLocation
On-site Registration8 - 9:30 amTsali Recreation Area
Boat Ramp
Vendor Demos9 amTsali Recreation Area
Boat Ramp
Competitor's Meeting9:30 amTsali Recreation Area
Boat Ramp
Race START10 amTsali Recreation Area
Boat Ramp
Awards Ceremony1 pmTsali Recreation Area
Boat Ramp

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Mark Snider3High Performance KayakAllAll
Anne Kelly6High Performance KayakAllAll
Lee Droppelman8High Performance KayakAllAll
Ted Burnell9High Performance KayakAllAll
Henri Kieffer11High Performance KayakAllAll
Elaine Harold12High Performance KayakAllAll
Michael Herrin13High Performance KayakAllAll
Elmore Holmes15High Performance KayakAllAll
Laura Mirabile20High Performance KayakAllAll
Lindsey O'shea27High Performance KayakAllAll
Cory Hall31High Performance KayakAllAll
Bruce Poacher33High Performance KayakAllAll
Ann Batchelder34High Performance KayakAllAll
Sven Jonsson35High Performance KayakAllAll
Elizabeth Poacher38High Performance KayakAllAll
Fred Williams40High Performance KayakAllAll
Terry Smith43High Performance KayakAllAll
Mary Flynn44High Performance KayakAllAll
Mark Poole45High Performance KayakAllAll
Mark Kieran49High Performance KayakAllAll
Erik Snider50High Performance KayakAllAll
Myrlene Marsa54High Performance KayakAllAll
Chris Hipgrave55High Performance KayakAllAll
Morgan House65High Performance KayakOpenGuy
John Mitchell67High Performance Kayak50+Guy
Alain Raas69High Performance KayakOpenGuy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Robert Osborn16KayakAllAll
Christopher Rucker18KayakAllAll
Justin Rawley19KayakAllAll
Nancy Brunton21Kayak50+Girl
Ralph Fermin26KayakAllAll
Leslie Chaplin30KayakAllAll
Lynn Marie King32KayakAllAll
Pete Chaplin39KayakAllAll
Chris Anderholm41KayakAllAll
Terry Perkins42KayakAllAll
George Hall47Kayak50+Guy
Thomas Givens48KayakAllAll
Lane Poole58Kayak50+Girl
Zachary Keister66KayakOpenGuy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Adrienne Anderson4KayakAllAll
Joe Stibler23KayakAllAll
Steve Loggins53KayakAllAll
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
John Pinyerd10C1AllAll
Martin Bay14C1AllAll
Chris Osment17C1AllAll
Phil Pickett25C1AllAll
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Matthew Amantiad46Solo CanoeAllAll
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Karen George1SUP Under 12'6"AllAll
Angie Collins5SUP Under 12'6"AllAll
William Delonge7SUP Under 12'6"AllAll
Sarah Vallely24SUP Under 12'6"OpenGirl
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Reina Lingle2SUP RaceboardAllAll
Les Thornbury51SUP RaceboardAllAll
Cyndy Caravelis56SUP RaceboardOpenGirl
Rand Perkins59SUP RaceboardOpenGuy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Jim Brunton22Kayak50+Guy
Lee Treadway60KayakOpenGuy
Todd Hyatt61Kayak50+Guy
Daphne Hyatt62Kayak50+Girl
Muril Robertson63Kayak50+Guy
Sam Russell64Kayak50+Guy
Anthony Wood68Kayak50+Guy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Kurt Weigand57SUP (All)OpenGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Beautiful Fontana Lake in the Great Smoky Mountains

Directions to Tsali Recreation Area for Saturday's late check-in and race:

From Asheville, NC: Take I-40 West towards Knoxville, TN. Take exit 27 onto US 74 West towards Waynesville. Stay on 74 West, the outpost is 50 miles down this road. 8 miles past Bryson City, the 4-lane will split into two 2-lane roads. Keep right and merge onto NC 28 West. Turn right onto NC 28 West and go 5 miles, look for sign on right.

From Gatlinburg, TN: Take 441 South through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and through Cherokee. Just past Cherokee, get on 74 West. After 15 miles, the road will split into two 2-lane roads. Keep right and merge onto US 28 West. Turn right onto NC 28 West and go 5 miles, look for sign on right.

From East Atlanta: Take I-85 North to I-985 North. At Gainesville, take 365 North to 441 North. Just past Dillsboro, NC, 441 merges with US 74. 8 miles past Bryson City, the 4-lane splits into two 2-lane roads. Keep right and merge onto US 28 West. Turn right onto NC 28 West and go 5 miles, look for sign on right.

From West Atlanta: Take I-75 North to I-575 North. I-575 becomes State Hwy 5, and then Hwy 76. Stay on this road until Blue Ridge, GA where you turn left onto Hwy 60 towards Mineral Bluff, GA. In Mineral Bluff, turn right onto Hwy 60 Spur. Follow it into North Carolina to US 74 East, turning right towards Murphy and Andrews when the road ends. Continue on 74 east through the Nantahala Gorge and past the Nanahala Outdoor Center, towards Bryson City. Just before the 2-late road widens to a 4-lane, take a left onto NC 28 west. Go 5 miles, look for sign on right.

From Chattanooga, TN: Take I-75 North towards Cleveland, TN. Take the 1st Cleveland exit, the US 64 Bypass Exit. Go 6-miles and take the Ocoee Exit onto US 64 East towards Murphy, NC. In Murphy the road number changes to US 74. Continue on 74 east through the Nantahala Gorge and past the Nanahala Outdoor Center, towards Bryson City. Just before the 2-late road widens to a 4-lane, take a left onto NC 28 west. Go 5 miles, look for sign on right.

When:

Aug 5, 2017

Where:

Tsali Road/ NC Hwy. 28 Robbinsville, NC 28771